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CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
congressman jim jordan and then president obama's town hall meeting on twitter. >> this week, congressman jim jordan, republican of ohio and chairman of the republican study committee, welcome. we had two reporters to help us ask questions. the republican study committee as a group of over 175 republican conservative members. the president has said that both sides need to have political pain and both sides need to drop their ultimatums. do you have an ultimatum? >> we sure do. that is what we call cut, cap, and balance. it is a plan that we think makes good common sense and we think the american people like this idea. cut spending in the short term and in the midterm, caps spending as a percentage of gdp, and most importantly, this is the real game changer, use this moment to for the first american history pass a balanced budget amendment to the american constitution. passage for the house and senate and send it to the states for ratification. if we can accomplish that, that would truly and fundamentally change the way we do things in washington and change the country in the right way and hel
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
republicans deadlocked . we'll get a read on where things stand from two house members . jim jordan chairman. house subcommittee and chris holland top democrat on the budget committee. it is a fair balance on fox news sunday . gop presidential race. we'll sit down with herman cain as we continue our series 2012 101 . all of the talk of default on august 2nd. the fault may be election day 2012. which party is gaining the upper hand with voters next we're. all right now on fox news sunday. hello again from fox news in washington. with just 16 days to go until our counselry reaches the debt limit. the ratings agencies downgrading the nation's credit. what deal is still possible . here to discuss the options are two house leaders. jim jordan is chairman . chris man holland top democrat on the budget committee. welcome back to fox news sunday. >> they will vote on cut, cap and balance and out line what it would be doing. you would cut the deficit next year and cap speppeding under 20 percent of the gdp and raise the debt sealing after congress passes a balanced budget. congressman jordan you spon
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am PDT
things stand from two key house members. jim jordan, chairman of the house republican study committee. and chris van hollen, the top democrat on the budget committee. it's a fair and balanced debate. only on "fox news sunday." then, the g.o.p. presidential race. we'll sit down with candidate herman cain as we continue our series "2012: one on one." for all the talk of possible default on august 2, the real focus may be election day 2012. we'll ask our sunday group which party is gaining the upper hand with voters next year. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. well, with just 16 days to go until our country reaches the debt limit, with threats from ratings agencies to downgrade the nation's credit, what deal is still possible? here to discuss the options are two key house leaders. jim jordan is chairman of the house republican study committee. chris van hollen is the top democrat on the budget committee. congressmen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> good to be with you. >> chris: this week the house will vote on something called "cut, c
MSNBC
Jul 28, 2011 4:00am EDT
, that there were not 218 republicans in support of the plan. >> that was republican congressman jim jordan yesterday, but today, late in the day, starting to seem like speaker boehner's fortunes were changing. his debt ceiling proposal was reevaluated by the congressional budget office and he pitched that plan to republicans in the house with some very persuasive language, as he explained on right wing radio this morning. >> is it true that you told some of the republican members this morning that you need to get your a-word in line behind this debt ceiling bill? >> i sure {did. listen, this is time to do what is doable. >> joining us now from washington, for the very latest is john stanton, reporter for "roll call" newspaper, nice to have you, john. >> good to be here. >> so, i find myself in the strange position of actually sort of rooting for john boehner here, for him to do well, for him to have a better day today than he had yesterday. do you think it's fair to say that he, in fact, did have a better day today? >> compared to yesterday, certainly. i think today it would have been hard
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
is still possible? here to discuss the options are two keys house leaders. jim jordan and chris van hollen. congressmen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> good to be with you. >> chris: this week the house about vote on something called cut, cap and balance. let's outline what it would do. cut the deficit $111 billion next year. you would cap spending under 20% of gdp in. it is now 24%. >> and you would raise the debt ceiling only after congress passes a balanced budget amendment. congressman jordan you are big sponsor of this. president obama says that it would cut medicare and social security much more deep ply than paul ryan's budget plan. >> we like to view it as a common sense american plan. americans know we are spending too much. we are headed for a cliff. we are headed for bankruptcy. cut spending in year one and cap it as a percentage of the economy going forward. everyone understands our government is getting too big. let's do something historic. let's for the first time in american history pass a balanced budget amendment through the house and senate and send it to the state
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, congressman jim jordan, thanks for being with us. we're back with our reporters. we just heard from jim jordan about where the conservatives are on the debt talks. where are the democrats? >> both parties will face a tough time. for democrats, the big divide will be over seoul's security. the administration has signaled some willingness to start addressing social security and may be cutting a program of debt and that is something that many rank-and-file democrats say is a nonstarter for them. >> medicare? >> that is something that a lot of democrats have objections to. they see it as something back and use -- be used effectively for the in the 2012 elections. people don't like those cuts of they are unwilling to give that up as a political weapon. >> what does that mean for getting some sort of deal out of the house? is the dynamic the same in the senate? >> it is fairly similar in both chambers right now. right now, they're walking a tight line. the more the republicans know that they need 50 or 60 democrats to pass it out of the house. the problem is not anything except they have to give up
CNN
Jul 26, 2011 2:00pm PDT
passed. we think there are real problems with this plan. >> congressman jim jordan leads a key voting bloc of house conservatives. many have signed a pledge to vote any debt ceiling increase unless it comes with much more dramatic deficit cutting measures. now with conservatives unhappy, and if democrats remain united against boehner's plan, his margin of error is thin. there are 240 house republicans, it will take 217 to have pass the bill. that means boehner can't lose more than 23 of his own party to succe succeed. and tuesday, congressman jordan said boehner didn't have the votes. the speaker himself acknowledged they're not there yet. >> i do think that we're going to have some work to do to get it passed but i think we can do it. >> add to that in morning the house majority leader eric cantor told republicans in a meeting to, according to sources, to stop grumbling and whining and get onboard with the boehner plan. another indication, wolf, they have their work cut out for them to get this past the house and that's only the first step. >> it's 217 votes, because there are two va
FOX News
Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
graham, and jim jordan, the head of the senate committee. we are asking you today about the debt debate. if the u.s. defaults are you worried it will be bad for your family or do you still don't see how it will impact you directly. go to our web site foxnews.com/americasnewsroom. bill: in 90 minutes we had 6,000 votes online yesterday. lines are open right now. what do you think? weigh on in. alisyn. that was new polls showing mitt romney leads the pack of announced presidential candidates. 27% support romney. but it dramatically closes if sarah palin, or rick perry or rudy giuliani are included. alisyn: there is new outrage over a decision not to cover healthcare benefits for 9/11 workers stricken with cancer. defenders of the move say there is little evidence that exposure to hazardous materials at ground zero caused the cancer. >> this is an insult to our intelligence' 53 funerals. 51 were because the person died of cancer. alisyn: rick leventhal is live in the news room. >> reporter: we just got some numbers from the department of health. 664 illness-related deaths, more than half o
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 5:30am EDT
night. afterwards, a jim jordan along with chase son chavitz also pressed the senate to take up a vote. >> let's have the senate bring up this plan and have the vote. what are they afraid of, why not bring it up? if you follow conventional wisdom, you never get anything of real meaning done. >> if the senate lines up this punt formation, i think across it country you'll see black that punt because this is a real plan that will actually solve the underlying problem and that's why you have such broad support here today. >> despite the gop's push, it's expected to fail in the democratic controlled senate. but a new propose how from this bipartisan gang of six is gathering support in the other chamber. tom coburn happens to be obama's closest friend in the senate as a republican. he had left the group, rejoined yesterday to help push this plan. and among the other things this package would do, it would reduce the deficit by close to $4 trillion, 3$3.7 trillion to e exact, it would cut taxes by over $1.5 trillion over ten years, implement $500 billion in immediate cuts, new revenue and simp
KRON
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
plan. so we think there are rill problems with this plan. >> reporter: jim jordan leads a key voting bloc of house conservatives. many have signed a pledge, unless it comes with much more dramatic deficit-cutting measures. now, with the conservatives unhappy and if the democrats remain united against boehner's plan, his margin of error is thin. there are 240 house republicans. it will take 217 votes to pass the bill. that means boehner can not lose more than 23 of his own party to succeed. and tuesday, congressman jordan said boehner did not have the votes. >> i do think that we're going to have some work to do to get it passed but i think we can do it. >> boehner says he plans to rewrite that bill and a vote previously set for tomorrow has been postponed. >>> a warming trend begins tomorrow and it's going to go all the way into the weekend. i'll let you know how warm it's going to get, coming up. turn left. you have arrived. sweet belt. e-reader for textbooks. gps. hd video cam for lectures. game pad. have you ever considered this ? it's got all that and more than 200,000 apps. tech
KRON
Jul 27, 2011 12:30am PDT
in the budget plan. so we think there are rill problems with this plan. >> reporter: jim jordan leads a key voting bloc of house conservatives. many have signed a pledge, unless it comes with much more dramatic deficit-cutting measures. now, with the conservatives unhappy and if the democrats remain united against boehner's plan, his margin of error is thin. there are 240 house republicans. it will take 217 votes to pass the bill. that means boehner can not lose more than 23 of his own party to succeed. and tuesday, congressman jordan said boehner did not have the votes. >> i do think that we're going to have some work to do to get it passed but i think we can do it. >> boehner says he plans to rewrite that bill and a vote previously set for tomorrow has been postponed. >>> a warming trend begins tomorrow and it's going to go all the way into the weekend. i'll let >>> here's a look now at other stories making headlines around the bay area today. >>> here at the park, police team up with the sheriff's department to search for two suspects who fired upon
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 8:00am EDT
, jim jordan head of the republican study committee three quarters of the most conservative members are part of the rsa. he speaks for the freshmen and we will ask about that if it comes down if they can't make a deal on the grand bargain can't make a deal on the small bargain and comes down to basically giving the president a clean department limit without spending cuts that will be a tough nut for the house freshman to follow we will ask jim jordan will they buy it. he will sit down with maryland's own chris van holland, top democrat house budget committee. >>> the grand bargain everyone has been talking about that any details you are expecting to hear from them today as to what is in that plan. >> sorry say that one more time? >> the grand bargain any details do you expect to come out in today, talking with these gentlemen about what is in that plan? >> we basically know the grand bargain is dead it is the idea that you have major spending cuts, including two entitlements but revenue increases assay not tax increases it would really close loopholes or take away subsidies and the
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
sunday, chris wallace. good morning. >> chris: good morning, i wish you would cut a clip from jim jordan, the head of the republican study committee who gave a strong defense of cut, cap and balance, and, his response specifically to what chris van hollen said, what, are you crazy, a bad idea to put a balanced budget amendment in the constitution? >> eric: that is the debate there. what will happen? >> chris: i don't know, you know, we keep think, i think in washington, that wiser heads will prevail and eventually they'll work out a deal, work out a compromise. because i have to say a lot of people think it would be very dangerous for the country, and dangerous for -- in terms of our financial standing, and also, very worrisome to a very weak recovery, if you didn't raise the debt ceiling by august 2nd. but, so far, i mean, there seems to be no give at all. and i understand this is on tv and that is different than what is going on behind private doors but the fact is, that this talk of cut, cap and balance, one of the questions i asked jim jordan, it may be a good, solid, idea and is alm
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2011 1:00pm EDT
a little bit of what congressman jim jordan had to say today. he's projecting that the republicans in the caucus are not going to go along with the speaker's plan right now. let's watch. >> we appreciate the speaker's house work in keeping tax increases out of the plan. if you look at this it's about a $7 billion reduction in spending from where we're currently at. we advocated something much more. i am confident as of this morning that there are not 218 republicans in support of the plan. >> so i don't know we're almost out of time. i just wanted to point out that you see a glimmer of hope, on the other side of the hill there's a lot of dysfunction going on in the house caucus. >> i'm glad you brought that up. i don't want your listening audience to be misled by what i'm saying. i'm not saying that there's any proposal before us yet. >> which would have the votes. >> no. i think we have to be far, far more serious about actually addressing the deficits. but andrea, at least we're on the right topic, finely, okay, that's progress around here. so i don't really want to speak to the
CNN
Jul 14, 2011 3:00am PDT
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FOX News
Jul 21, 2011 1:00am PDT
still to a certain extent drive the process. jim jordan if the republican study committee and the other house conservatives, the freshmen need to come up with some plan that they can pass through their membership. that their membership can get behind. other conservatives in the house can get 218 votes. it's most likely going to be a version of something that charles floated in his column where it was a sort-term extension. but i think that they can get creative about this. you can include biden cut, attach biden cut to short-term extension. include certain aspects of medicare reform. that have already passed in the ryan budget. medicaid reform, medicaid to the state which has support of democratic governors. i think there are ways to get creative. where they have 218 votes to present something to the president and say look, you've come out in favor. the president in leaks from the white house at least endorsed certain changes to medicare reform. make him own it if he is going to. >> bret: the gang of six presented the house democrats and they are seen as key. if you get all the house de
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
republicans. >> i think you need to do the right thing. >> reporter: congressman jim jordan leads a group of 175 fiscally conservative house members. how much can speaker boehner give on taxes and still get your vote on the bill? >> he can't give anything. look, i'm not going to be for raising taxes. >> reporter: how about closing tax loopholes, could you live with that? >> no. >> reporter: not even closing loopholes? >> we're not going to raise taxes. >> reporter: that leaves boehner little room to bargain. >> listen, i agree with the president. we cannot allow our nation to default on our debt. but to prevent a default, a bill must pass the congress. >> reporter: and right now nobody knows what that bill will look like. so boehner took few questions today... >> sorry, but i've got to go to the white house. >> reporter: ...and headed back to the talks. boehner said he was not moved by the president's promises to reform medicare and social security as part of the deal. he said he didn't consider the proposals serious and said they would not fix the long-term problems, scott. >> pelley: ch
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
bachmann, jim jordan, and the south carolina senator jim demint. guest: they are holding the line for fiscal responsibility. they are saying that we cannot as -- continue to spend more than we make. that is the bottom line. many people are saying that. they're people across this country, when states are facing the same issues, and the same obstacles, so i do not have a problem with what they are doing. i think senator demint and michele bachmann and jim jordan are doing the right thing. they are holding the line and saying we have to rein in spending. host: from cleveland, ohio on the independent line. caller: i have a couple of quick questions. are they planning to put a cap on raising the payments to the congressman and senators? they should be it -- they should put a cap on that so they do not get raises. the last two years they got raises, cost of living, and the social security people were denied cost-of-living raises. maybe you can answer that if you are aware of it. second of all, all of these senators and congressmen, they read the constitution when they were elected, and
FOX News
Jul 21, 2011 1:00pm PDT
'm not sure. paul ryan has been very involved with the numbers here. and jim jordan and we have a lot of new leaders in the house of representatives and they are trying to do it the right way. the media is trying to dismiss it. but this is a responsible, well written bill, and they is compromised with the president by giving him the debt limit and all they are asking for, is reasonable cuts, similar to what moody's and s&p are asking us to do so this is not a partisan bill. >>neil: but it is weird whoever arranged the meeting with the s&p folks, what they will say is we risk financial armageddon if we default, and the aaa credit rating goes away, association obviously, i would assume it was meant to scare republican members who were there. >>guest: i don't think so. if you read the statements we have from moody and standard & poor it says if we raise the debt element without credible, significant long term deficit reduction, they are going do lower our bond rating so they are not after us just raising the debt limit they know we have to do this. >>neil: all right. putting meat behind it. you
MSNBC
Jul 20, 2011 9:00am EDT
republicans. i want to play for you what republican, ohio republican jim jordan had to say about the gang of six proposal yesterday. >> our folks here, we don't like the gang of six plan. if you can ever figure out what's in it, and we certainly don't like the mcconnell plan. we're circulating a letter. we have over 80 signatures on the letter saying we don't want the mcconnell plan. >> there's a difference between not liking something and not voting for something. what pitch would you make as a republican senator to that republican member of the house or other house republicans who are skeptical of this gang of six plan? >> fiscal conservatives, i think the gang of six plan which calls for lowering the future borrowing of the united states by over $3 trillion is necessary to reassure americans, markets and our allies overseas. i would focus on the leadership of senator tom coburn, probably the most fiscally conservative senator of all 100 senators. he supports this plan because he thinks it's the best way to cut spending and we now may have this coburn and democratic leadership alliance
MSNBC
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
today put off his vote today, is because he didn't have the votes. that's the aridge ma ticks. jim jordan says he cannot count enough votes among republicans to get it passed. so the tea parties are not following pat's advice or your advice, reverend al, not following john boehner's admonition. they dant want to raise the debt ceiling, no way, no how. this is less than a week and obama is going to have to do this on his own.รง otherwise it won't get done. >> the tea party thought they were in charge. >> they are in charge. they're running the show. >> even today when speaker boehner was on lori ingraham's show, she said, deactually do this to members of his own caucus. listen to what he snez. >> is it true you told some of the republicans this morning you need to get your a-word in line, before this debt ceiling, bill? >> i sure did. this is time to do what is doable. this bill isn't perfect wib told the members that the last couple of days. but that's what happens when have you a democrat-controlled senate and democrat in the white house. >> now, pat -- the wall street journal an
CSPAN
Jul 26, 2011 12:00pm EDT
to reduce our deficits going forward. >> congressman jim jordan who heads the republican study committee just said, i don't have an exact count but i do not believe there are it 18 republicans -- 218 republicans supportive of boehner's new proposal. if the white house believes that boehner's proposal is going to fail and there are already some republican defections and the reid thing will not pass with 60 votes, why not, why not convene everybody back here to the white house and -- >> as you know, we've had a lot of meetings here and a lot of them have been called on fairly short notice and i'm certainly not going to preclude the possibility that more meetings will come. we are doing whatever it takes to try to reach a compromise here. as you know. and this president continues to be willing to do that, whether it is phone calls or it's meetings, additional proposals or, standing back because leaders of congress tell him that's the best way for them to reach a solution. his views are well-known. his proposals and commitments have been detailed, in word and on paper and he remains open to
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. "washington journal" live sunday at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. on "newsmakers," jim jordan, chairman of the republican study committee, talks about the budget and debt ceiling negotiations. the republican study committee is a group of more than 175 house republicans formed to advance a conservative social and economic agenda in the house of representatives. "newsmakers," sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> this weekend on "book tv" on c-span 2, is everything you know about the o.k. corral wrong? jeff guinn tells a different story. on "after words," charles hale looks at the long war of islamism against the international state system. also, the former mexican prime minister. look for the schedule at booktv.org. >> earlier this week, former president bill clinton talked about the current federal deficit. he praised president obama for handling the u.s. economy while criticizing republicans in congress. held at the campus progress annual national conference, this is close to an hour. >> thank you very much. first i want to thank emily for sticking up for the progres
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
, congressman jim jordan, chairman of the republican study committee, which is the source of this budget, he said on sunday, this legislation basically mirrors the budget proposal that the house passed this year. indeed it does. for it is -- it ends medicare, making seniors pay more while giving tax breaks to big oil and corporations sending jobs overseas. furthermore, economists believe that the results of this legislation will be the result of -- the loss of 700,000 jobs. this legislation hms the middle class families, but don't take my word for it. nearly 250 national organizations oppose this legislation saying, quote, it would almost certainly necessitate massive cuts to vital programs like social security, medicare, medicaid, veterans benefits, and lead to even deeper cuts than the house passed budget. . mr. speaker, i heard the previous speaker say we have to think about future generations as we go forward in this debate and indeed, i agree. for that reason, i call the young people to my office over and over again, most recently last week, a large group of college students, some just
FOX News
Jul 25, 2011 1:00pm PDT
of representatives. jim jordan the chairman of the republican committee said he has a real problem with the balanced budget amendment here this plan just requires a vet on the balanced budget amendment. not as in cut, cap and balance which would require it to be passed through the house and the senate first, before they raise the debt limit. the republican freshman from kansas just put out a statement mere about in commission, putting together this new -- joint committee between the house and senate says we don't neat deficit commission 18.0. we don't need to cut in 10 years, we need to cut now. there's intense opposition among -- >> neil: if you are a ratings agency s&p and moody's, is this going to be any more calming or is it going to have you pull the trigger and downgrade now? >> i think when you have a plan. at least the idea of a couple of concrete plans the harry reid plan, the boehner plan in the house that might calm people down that is a question that some have been asking. the republican freshman from michigan raised that point. he said what if we have a plan, we pass something and get d
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